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gaza, as the military preps for a possible ground invasion, as hamas rockets invade jerusalem and tel aviv. we're on the scene. >>> the kickup nightmare. we've all had them. they are annoying. but this guy is going on 13-straight days. he even went to the hospital. can doctors find him a cure? >>> and we have the need for speed. we go from the anchor desk to the driver's seat for a daredevil nascar race with some of the sport's biggest stars. >> bring it on. i'm ready. >>> good morning, everybody. we all did a certain amount of trash-talking. but i will admit, i've covered some dicey stories before. i was nervous. >> i was petrified. i thought, this is taking it a bit too far. >> ginger, you were actually scared. >> i was scared. i don't get scared. i was so nervous. and it was mostly learning to drive a stick shift. >> dan was learning to drive a car. >> picking up on what ron just said, this little experiment turned out well for some of us. not so well for others. >>> also on the show, we have the latest on the disastrous oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico. just 85 miles from t
system protected tel aviv, its most populous city from a hamas rocket attack. we have team coverage this morning. christiane amanpour is in jerusalem, but we begin with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. overnight the israeli air force targeted media buildings here in gaza while the shells not very far from here. the big question, whether a cease-fire will be able to be brokered before israel launches a ground invasion. israeli jets pummeling gaza overnight. two buildings housing hamas and international media were targeted. six journalists were wounded. from the sea, volley after volley of naval artillery hit alleged terror sites. so far, more than 50 palestinians have been killed and more than 500 wounded. "we're exacting a heavy price from hamas," said israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu, and the military is prepared for a significant expansion of its operations. for days, tanks and troops have been building up along the border ahead of a possible invasion. far fewer rockets were fired from gaza overnight, but this morning, sirens wailed in
've now arrested a member of the palestinian militant group hamas, who they believe was behind wednesday's bus bombing in tel aviv. 27 people injured there. this morning, the fragile cease-fire between hamas and israel appears to be holding. but a new poll finds 49% of israelis believe their government should have continued with this military offensive in gaza. >>> there's some controversy this morning surrounding one of the most enduring images from hurricane sandy. remember how the storm destroyed parts of the boardwalk along the jersey shore and left this rollercoaster submerged? now, some local officials are considering leaving it where it is, saying it would be a popular tourist destination. but critics say it would be a painful reminder of the storm. >>> fans of the new york jets were treated to a game that is being described in the papers like heinous, a blooper real, and cover your eyes bad. quarterback mark sanchez, running into his teammate's backside. fumbling, he handed the patriots another touchdown. at one point, the new england patriots scored 3 touchdowns in 52 seconds. >
militant group, hamas. he was in the car you see there exploding. in response, hamas warned that israel has, and i quote, opened the gates of hell, end quote. >>> meanwhile, new trouble in the middle east is already affecting the stock market. let's get right to week end "gma" anchor bianna golodryga with the latest here. good morning, bianna. >> reporter: good morning. we're seeing the ripple effects. overseas markets took a hit today. on wall street, the dow begins the day at its lowest level since june after losing 185 points on wednesday. the violence in the middle east is driving up oil prices. and today, we learn europe is officially in a recession. of course, the real concern is the fiscal cliff jon karl was talking about. the spending cuts and tax increases that could take effect at the end of the year. just the threat of going over the fiscal cliff may already stall a fragile economy. why? well, because consumers, worried about new taxes, may cut back on holiday shopping. and businesses worried about the future may delay hiring new workers or investing in new equipment. that's all
's quiet in israel and gaza. here in gaza, hamas and its supporters are so confident they struck a decisive blow against israel, today has been declared a national holiday. jubilation in gaza, as the cease-fire was announced. people poured into the streets, waving the green hamas flag. firing guns in celebration. this morning, workers began to shovel up the debris. traffic clogged the streets. and stores opened up. >> now, they feel it was a war. and a real war. and what pain the palestinians feel when a bomb is coming to kill our children, our people and our house. >> reporter: it's a truce that cost around 170 lives. israeli and palestinian. and on both sides, few think it can last. >> cease-fire is the period of time between the wars. and in the middle east, we have to face reality. >> reporter: in some respects, getting the fighting to stop was the easy part. now, the sides have to sit down at the table and agree on the terms to keep the peace between hamas and israel. and without concessions by both sides, this could easily escalate again soon. bianna? >> alex, our thanks to you. alex
and innocence being killed, do you want hamas to keep firing at israel? not just hamas, all the palestinian groups, this man told us. what did they do to be killed like this? this is what has gazans furious. of 11 people killed in this house on sunday, all but 2 were from one family. this, while more than 1,000 rockets have been fired by israel. the majority have been knocked down by the iron dome. but many still get through. they continue to talk. the list of conditions is lengthy and extremely complicated. this morning, israel warned if an agreement isn't reached within hours it could launch a ground invasion. josh. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile, the other breaking news overnight, president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton making history, visiting a nation we know little about. the once repressive and secretive country of myanmar. there was an emotional moment, as they met a peace activist who sacrificed 15 years of her life being held prisoner to fight for her country's freedom. abc's reena ninan was there. reena? >> reporter: good morning, josh. president obama called her an i
hitting rapid-fire, cratering entire blocks on targets today. and hamas has been lobbing rockets into israel today. all of that -- efforts to try to broker some sort of peace here. it's going to be very difficult for her to do. josh? >> again, matt gutman there in tel aviv. he'll have updates as news warrants. thank you, matt. >>> here at home, more people are expected to hit the road for thanksgiving this year, compared to last. and add some major airport strikes to the mix, and you have the potential for travel chaos from coast-to-coast. biggest trouble spot likely to be at l.a.x. los angeles international airport, where striking workers admit, they chose this day deliberately to make their point. picketing is also expected at chicago's o'hare airport and jfk airport here in new york city and in ft. lauderdale, florida. >>> and top u.s. doctors are trying to make birth control pills more accessible. the nation's largest group of ob-gyns is recommending oral contraceptives be sold over the counter, saying that benefits would outweigh any risks. however, making the pill available
struck dozens of sites overnight. sites where israel claims hamas gunmen were firing rockets at tel aviv. >>> problems at the post office are getting worse. the postal service reports it lost $15.9 billion this year. three-times what it lost last year. >>> and troubling news this morning about a rise in carbon monoxide poisoning in hotels. 175 have been treated for carbon monoxide poison. experts are pushing for hotels to install carbon monoxide detectors in every room. >>> now, here's diane sawyer with a preview of what's coming up on "world news." >> good morning, josh. we have a man who is save you from any anxiety on thanksgiving day. we promise. surprising, funny, helpful things you must never do. he's our "person of the week." >>> we have troubling news here. hostess, the maker of among other things, twinkies and wonder bread, says it will go out of business today. hit has failed to reach an agreement in a strike with its workers. some 18,500 jobs are expected to be lost, you guys. >> and children not knowing twinkies. >> and they fry these things. >> a final twinkie. i'm going to
of jerusalem. the farthest north strike by the group hamas. israel has called up some 16,000 reservists as it prepares for a possible invasion. >>> all at this hour, david petraeus is on the hill testifying about the attack in benghazi. some are demanding to know why the obama administration initially called the attack a spontaneous issue. they've agreed not to ask questions today about the scandal that forced general petraeus to resign. >>> federal invest garrets arriving in midland, texas, hoping to figure out why a veterans parade crossed on to railroad tracks last night just as the freight train was speeding through. four people were killed in the crash, more than a dozen were hurt. many victims on the float were in wheelchairs and couldn't escape the impact. railroad officials say the crossing gates and lights were working. >>> problems at the post office are getting worse. the postal service reports it lost $15.9 billion this year. three-times what it lost last year. >>> and some troubling news this morning about a rise in carbon monoxide poisoning in hotels. "usa today" reports t
bank. and with israel seeming to negotiate albeit indirectly with hamas, more than it has with the palestinian authorities, going to be a very difficult task for secretary clinton to bring some sort of lasting calm here. george? >> boy, it sure is. the white house said time and time again, that israel is right to defend itself. but they want to de-escalate this conflict. >> and depending on egypt to help in that whole effort. all right. >>> let's turn to the deadly string of storms that are pummeling the west coast. with rains, high winds and mud slides. sam champion warned us about it yesterday. he's here right now with the very latest. hey, sam. >> good morning, elizabeth. it's been a very difficult 24 hours, with 3 storms stacked up in the northwest. one already in. another one about to move in today. basically, this second low will push the heaviest rain south from redding into san francisco. these are high-elevation winds, right at the top of the mountain have been 114 miles per hour. the top rains have been seven to nine inches of rain. again in the top but even from
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